First-Round Armbar Win For BJJ World Champion Gilbert Burns At UFC Fight Night 90

Second-degree black belt and multiple-time World gold medalist Gilbert Burns has secured another “W” for himself in the UFC.

The 29-year-old Brazilian who resides in Boca Raton dispatched of his Polish opponent, Lukasz Sajewski, via a first-round armbar. The win pushes his MMA record up to 12-1.

Burns holds gold medals in the World Jiu-Jitsu Championships, Nogi World Jiu-Jitsu Championships, and World Cup.  He earned a bronze medal in the 2015 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship in São Paulo.

His younger brother, Herbert, competes in the Asian mixed martial arts promotion, ONE Championship.

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